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2015 Annual Barn Meeting and Tour

This year’s annual meeting and tour will be in Lancaster June 12 and 13. On the Friday, we will have afternoon paper sessions at the Landis Valley Farm Museum, followed by a barn tour and our banquet. Greg Huber has lined up some impressive barns for the Saturday bus tour, which will depart from Landis where there is ample parking. More details will be available in the Spring 2015 issue of the Forebay Post.

Since June in Lancaster is tourist season, no hotels were willing to reserve a large block of rooms for us at a good discount. There are many, many choices nearby, however, and early booking is recommended. For those of you without internet access to search for hotels, and possible online discounts, here are some suggestions. Closest and nicest is Best Western Eden Premier, 222 Eden Road, tel. 717-569-6444. The Days Inn on Lititz Pike is next closest and more modest in price and includes a breakfast buffet, tel. 866-460-7456. For the budget-minded, the Rodeway about 5 miles north on Rt 272 in Akron is no frills, no traffic, no breakfast, tel 717-859-1654. Most hotels in the area have AAA or AARP or other possible discounts if you ask. You can also contact the Pennsylvania Dutch Convention and Visitors Bureau for information by calling 1-800-PA DUTCH.

Fall Barn Tours

If you are interested in exploring barns in Adams County, October 4, 2014 and Northampton county, September 13, 2014 please see the details on the tours below.

Click for the Saucon Valley Tour

Click for the Adams County Tour

Barn Voyage!

If you would like to spend your free-time on a self driving tour of some of Bucks Counties finest barns, click on the link below and enjoy the many fine barns featured courtesy of the Heritage Conservancy and the barn owners of these fine barns.

Click for the Bucks county tour

2014 Annual Meeting and Barn Tour

Everyone had a great time at the recent Annual meeting and barn tour held in western Pennsylvania. Stay tuned for photos from the 3 day event.

Click for photos from the 3 day event

2013 Annual Meeting and Barn Tour

Click to see some of the highlights

The Mission of HBFF of PA

Watch this informative video featuring HBFF Founder and past President Sheila Miller and HBFF Board Member and world renowned barn historian Robert Ensminger. Look at our new video section for more barn related videos


HBFF Board President and historian Jeff Marshall discusses the importance of barns in American heritage.